BOISE -- A free lecture at Boise State University by investigative journalist Amanda Ripley is generating a lot of interest. School officials say event is so popular it is being moved to Taco Bell Arena.

Ripley's lecture is titled The Smartest Kids in the World: Insights from Author Amanda Ripley, and begins at 7 p.m. tonight.

Parking will be available in the stadium lot.

Ripley is an investigative journalist for Time, The Atlantic and other magazines, and author of The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way. Her first book The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes and Why, was published in 15 countries and turned into a PBS documentary.

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